Along with a strong backbone of business education Entry to Entrepreneurship has a sharp focus on the local economy, asking students to imagine and write about businesses that fill “import replacement” opportunities in the Berkshires.
“ABC” stands for “A Better Community,” echoing the sale’s commitment to recycling clothing and household linens and its mission to benefit local charitable organizations that serve at-risk families and youth and address hunger, poverty and inequality in northern Berkshire communities.
Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires (VIM) has received a $6,000 quality of life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The award will be used to help pay for an electric wheelchair lift at VIM’s newly expanded clinic.
The Co-op will extend its current discount for seniors who are Co-op owners so that it applies to all seniors who shop at the Co-op whether or not they are Co-op owners. The 10 percent senior discount, which will also take effect on Oct. 1.